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Julie Fay joins hospital board

Julie Fay has been elected to the board of trustees for Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, according to a press release.Fay, who is the executive director...

Big question

What would you do if you were President? (See cover of the March 22 Community section for inspiration.) Reply online as a comment, or send...

Quote of the week

“When you go to church Sunday, it will be gone.”–Ralph Packer, promising the Tisbury selectmen that the dilapidated fish house on R.M. Packer...

Ask the Geek: Tech etiquette

This week’s article is slightly different from my others. Instead of responding to a question from a reader, I wanted to take a minute...

Oak Bluffs FinCom talks dollars and sense

The Oak Bluffs finance and advisory committee (FinCom) will hold its annual information session about this year’s budget and warrant articles for town meeting...

Finance 101: Enjoying life, now or later

I have often wondered why people, in general, seem unwilling to do any kind of actual financial planning for their later years. A short...

Martha’s Vineyard basic hunter course open for enrollment

The Martha’s Vineyard Rod & Gun Club will host the three-day, state-sanctioned basic hunter education course, beginning Monday, April 9, and continuing the following...

Second annual Martha’s Vineyard Job and Volunteer Fair

On Saturday, April 7, from to 10 am to 1 pm at MVRHS cafeteria, the second annual Island-Wide Job and Volunteer Fair will be...

Court Report:  March 12 to March 26, 2018

March 12, 2018Alassane Sow, Vineyard Haven; DOB 7/10/73, assault and battery on a family/household member, assault and battery, strangulation or suffocation: continued to pretrial...

Students organize trip to D.C. for rally against gun violence

 “Enough is enough!” This was one of the many passionate chants from over 800,000 protesters decrying gun violence that echoed along Pennsylvania Avenue in...

Birth: Camilla Francesca Celeste Robinson

Jeremie and Naomi Robinson of Edgartown announce the birth of their daughter, Camilla Francesca Celeste Robinson, on March 21, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Birth: Albert Joseph Metros

Noel Hogan and CJ Metros of Aquinnah announce the birth of a son, Albert Joseph Metros, on March 21, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Monitoring osprey

Ever wanted to help protect local wildlife populations? Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary is providing all the tools this Thursday and Saturday, as part of...

Birth: Miguel Pereira Camargo

Olindrina Albuquerque and Carlos Comargo of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Miguel Pereira Camargo, on March 22, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Birth: Isaac Louis Allen

Pamela Williams and Kevin Allen of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Isaac Louis Allen, on March 19, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

If you can dodge a wrench …

We all secretly like to throw things as hard as we can across a room, and on Saturday, March 31, this will be unleashed...

‘The Mighty Quinn’

One of the wealthiest residents of a Caribbean Island was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi, and Denzel Washington is about to get to the...

Come on down!

To paraphrase an old song from Paul Simon, “Something tells me it’s all happening at the library.” Simon said “at the zoo,” but nowadays,...

Nancy Dunleavy Burton

Nancy Dunleavy Kenney Burton, 87, of Oak Bluffs and Naples, Fla., died on March 27, 2018. Nancy was born in Springfield, and later moved...

Islander gains valuable conch-bass-scup permit

The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust announced the recent award of a combination conch (channel whelk), black sea bass, and scup state permit to...